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  • Government Launches Consultation On Self-Assessment Reforms

    Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs have launched a consultation on potential reforms for Income Tax Self-Assessment for self-employed sole traders, partnerships and landlords, with implications for the accounting profession and accountancy recruitment . The open call for evidence is primarily focused on when self-employed people and landlords must make themselves known to HMRC and begin to ...

  • Job-to-job Moves Reach Record High

    Posted on Thursday, January 6, 2022 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    The number of people moving from one job to another has reached a new record, with more employees choosing to transfer to a different role rather than remain with the same company. According to the latest report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), job-to-job moves were so high between July and September 2021 due to an increase in the number of people resigning rather than being ...

  • What Are The Five Principles Of Ethics In Accountancy?

    Posted on Thursday, December 16, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Accountancy professionals are a vital part of ensuring businesses and other not-for-profit organisations function on a day to day basis through providing consultation, tax, auditing and other financial services. Professionals working in accounting, from newly hired talent sought out by accountancy recruitment firms to the most tenured and respected accountants on the charter have a responsibility ...

  • 3 Reasons Why You Should Become An Accountant

    Posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    The pandemic and the resulting lockdowns of the past couple of years has impacted how and where we work, but it has also led to many people reassessing their career paths and looking at a change or direction. Whether you’re considering a change in career at any stage in your life , or just looking at career options in general, we have a look at three big reasons why people choose to return and ...

  • How Accountancy Offers Better Flexible Working Options

    Posted on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Given the growth in flexible and remote working in recent years, it might have been imagined that the number of opportunities to do so would be very large, especially after it became a matter of necessity in the pandemic. Indeed, much of the talk of a ‘new normal’ has focused on a world in which people tend to work at home and need not come into the office, enabling more flexibility, a better ...

  • Bibby Financial Services Opens London Office

    Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Bibby Financial Services (BFS), part of the Liverpool-based Bibby Line Group, is set to open a new office in London in December, which will also create new jobs. The new premises will be at 30 Crown Place, between Liverpool Street and Moorgate stations. Managing director for BFS, Derek Ryan, said it was a ‘hugely exciting time’ for the company, as it looks to expand operations so that it can grow ...

  • PwC Boss Stresses Importance Of Office Working For Young Accountants

    Posted on Saturday, November 20, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Kevin Ellis, the chairman of PwC UK, has emphasised the importance of working in a communal office for early-career accountants. While many people have adapted to home or hybrid working during the pandemic, Ellis has suggested that this might not be the best path for everyone. Speaking to The Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW), Ellis said that younger accountants may miss out on learning ...

  • The Many Different Routes Into Accountancy Firm Roles

    Posted on Friday, November 12, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    One of the largest misconceptions in the field of accountancy recruitment is that you need to have a related degree to train to be an accountant and get into an accounting role . This is exceptionally far from a case, and whether you want to be a chartered accountant or a certified accountant, there is a wide range of routes that do not require a university degree. These work on a spectrum from ...

  • Job Vacancies Hit Record High

    Posted on Monday, November 8, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    People looking for accountancy jobs are not alone as recent figures show there are a record high number of positions available at the moment. According to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there were 1,102,000 job vacancies between July and September 2021. This represents an increase of 318,000 from before the pandemic, from January to March 2020. It also breaks ...

  • New Starter Salaries Rising At Fastest Rate In 24 Years

    Posted on Friday, November 5, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Starting salaries for new employees and temporary staff wages have increased at the sharpest rate for 24 years, according to a study by KPMG and the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). BBC News reports that according to the study, robust demand for staff has been fuelled by rising economic activity, but at the same time, there are fewer candidates for the available jobs, which has ...